2012 California Adaptation Planning Guide: Understanding Regional Characteristics

Source

Authors

California Emergency Management Agency (CalOES)

Published

2012

Description

The California Adaptation Planning Guide (APG) serves as a foundational resource for climate adaptation planning in California. This companion document identifies climate impact regions, including their environmental and socioeconomic characteristics. The regions allow for greater depth and more detailed guidance to be presented. The regions were designated based on county boundaries in combination with projected climate impacts, existing environmental setting, socioeconomic factors, and regional designations and organizations.

Climate Impact Tags

Drought Extreme heat Extreme storms Flooding Sea level rise Snowpack Temperature Wildfire

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 2: Assess Vulnerability Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies

Resource Type Tags

Planning and policy guidance

Topics

Extent: California

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Last updated: Sept. 29, 2022